World History Lessons - Books

Books for Ancient History

Early Man
Boy of the Painted Cave
Dar and the Spear-Thrower
Malu's Wolf by Ruth Craig
Maroo of the Winter Caves
Shiva, J.H. Brennan

 

Mesopotamia
Gilgamesh the King
Winning Scheherazade, Judith Gorog

Egypt
A Place in the Sun (Rubalcaba, Jill)
Eater of Souls: A Lord Meren Mystery (Robinson, Ludia Luzanne)
Escape from Egypt (Levitin, Sonia)
Golden Goblet
His Majesty, Queen Hatshepsut (Carter, Dorothy Sharp)
I Am the Mummy Heb-Nefert--Bunting
Magnificent Mummy Maker
Mara, Daughter of the Nile
Moses (Banks, Lynne Reid)
Motel of the Mysteries
Tut, Tut by Jon Scieszka
a trilogy by Harrison, Rosemary
Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind

Greece
Any mythology books
Black Ships Before Troy : The Story of the Iliad

Rome
Eagle of the Ninth
The Bronze Bow
Detectives in Togas

Japan
Of Nightingales That Weep, Katherine Paterson
The Samurai's Tale, Haugaard
The Master Puppeteer, Katherine Paterson

China
Chang's Paper Pony
Chinese Mirror
Chinese Mother Goose Rhymes
Chinese New Year's Dragon
Dragon Kite
Dragon's Robe
Emperor and the Kite
Emperor's Kite
Five Chinese Brothers
Great Wall of China
Lon Popo
Plum Blossom and Kai Lin
Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen
Seven Chinese Brothers
Spring of Butterflies
Story About Ping
The Moon Maiden
The Nightingale--H C Anderson
Weaving of a Dream
Yeh Shen
Yung Fu of the Upper YangTze

Knights and Middle Ages
A Murder for Her Majesty, Beth Hilgartner
Adam of the Road
Alanna the First Adventure, Tamora Pierce
Battle in the Castle
Castle in the Attic
Catherine Called Birdy
Duchess Bakes a Cake, by Virgina Kahl (for the younger set)
Kaleidoscope Kids Book
Knights & Castles (lots of craft ideas) by Avery Hart & Paul Mantell, a Perilous Gard
Quest for a Maid;
St. George & the Dragon (Newberry award, can't remember the author),
The American Girls Handy Book--section on heraldry
The Door in the Wall, Marguerite de Angeli
The Midwife's Apprentice;
Trumpeteer of Krakow by Eric P. Kelly
Submitted by: Mrs. Barbara Martin barbdmar@email-removed